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Seven out of every 10 children in the age group of 13-15 years exercise for less than 60 minutes per day while more than one in five are overweight, placing them at a high risk of developing Non-Co

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With the introduction of the Kerala Finance Bill 2016 in the assembly on Monday, the fat tax proposed by finance minister Thomas Isaac in the revised budget has come into effect

Gandhinagar: The Gujarat government is considering emulating the Kerala government's move to impose a 14.5% 'fat tax' on burgers, pizzas and other junk food sold in restaurants chains, to raise mor

Indore:The district administration has finally woken up to the perils of junk food, especially for schoolchildren, and has issued directives to local schools to prevent sale of such food in their c

A Cancer Research UK report has warned that children get hungry and are tempted to eat junk food after watch advertisements of unhealthy foodstuff.

Chennai: Deep fried samosas, oily bajjis and cheesy burgers washed down with sugar-loaded aerated drinks lead not just to a bulging waistline, but can increase risk of food pipe cancer.

PARIS – Researchers raised the alarm Wednesday about an obesity explosion among children in rural China as a Western-style diet high in sugar and carbohydrates starts taking its toll.

Childhood obesity in China has "exploded" over the last 30 years as the country adopts Western lifestyle habits. Research shows obesity rates have risen by 17% in boys and 9% in girls since 1985.

Those who suffer from heart diseases should follow a 'Mediterranean' diet consisting of fruits, vegetables, fish and unrefined foods to lower the risk of heart attacks and strokes, a new study has

Senior doctors said despite advancements in technology, dealing with brain surgeries requires much expertise.